Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: Pain Management Pain Management en-us Fri, 18 Aug 2017 05:04:24 UTC Fri, 18 Aug 2017 05:04:24 UTC Cannabis for Patients with Chronic Pain, PTSD: More Evidence Needed Researchers continue to search for evidence regarding the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes. 8:00 AM, Thu August 17, 2017 Baricitinib for RA NDA Application Delayed at Least 18 Months Officials with the FDA are requesting a new clinical study before Eli Lilly and Incyte Corporation can resubmit for a new drug application (NDA) for baricitinib, a once-daily oral medication for moderate-to-severe rheumatoid arthritis treatment.&nbsp;<br /> &nbsp; 1:52 PM, Tue July 25, 2017 An Aspirin a Day May Actually Keep the Doctor Away Aspirin as we know it today is one of the cheapest and oldest painkillers on the market, but its therapeutic uses have expanded since it's development in the 19th century. 7:47 AM, Thu July 13, 2017 Opioid Use and Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment: How Has Use Changed? The opioid crisis is a major concern worldwide, with overdoses accounting for the number 1 cause of accidental deaths in the United States. 11:11 AM, Sat June 24, 2017 Should Dose Capping Parenteral Ketorolac Be the Standard? Like other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), ketorolac works on cyclooxygenase enzymes (COX) and inhibits prostaglandin synthesis. 9:05 PM, Wed June 14, 2017 A Guide For Choosing An Appropriate NSAID Due to the increasing rise in drug abuse from opioids and recent safety warnings regarding NSAIDs, practitioners are beginning to show more interest in topical agents. 9:43 PM, Thu June 1, 2017 Pain Management in End-Stage Renal Disease <p>Recently we have received an increasing number of requests for consults on patients undergoing hemodialysis (HD) or with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). &nbsp;</p> 9:06 AM, Thu May 18, 2017 Potential Impact of the AHCA on OTCs OTC medications are typically not covered making them unaffordable and less accessible to the majority of the population. 8:59 AM, Tue May 16, 2017 Could Beer Be the Answer to Future Novel Pain Therapies? Having a few alcoholic beverages may be just as effective as some pain medications from the pharmacy, according to research from a new study.&nbsp; 10:17 AM, Fri May 12, 2017 Treatment of Neuropathic Pain Chronic pain has been defined by the International Association for the Study of Pain as pain that persists beyond the normal tissue healing time of 3 months, and it may be classified into 3 distinct categories: nociceptive, neuropathic, and a mixture of the two. 4:14 PM, Sun April 16, 2017 Intensive Outpatient Pain Management Cost-Effective for Treating Patients with Chronic Pain An interdisciplinary treatment modality is especially effective when treating patients with chronic pain. 2:03 PM, Mon March 20, 2017 Pain Management in End Stage Renal Disease Prescribers and pharmacists in various clinical roles are often challenged when treating patients with comorbid chronic pain and end-stage renal disease (ESRD) or hemodialysis (HD). There is a dearth of clinical guidelines available for chronic pain management in this setting. Those selecting pharmacotherapy for patients must rely on clinical judgement, literature analysis and prudent decision making. 11:51 PM, Sun February 26, 2017 New Jersey Enacts Strict Opioid Prescribing Law On February 15 2017, Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey signed legislation aimed to curb the state’s opioid addiction epidemic 8:43 PM, Mon February 20, 2017 Patient Opioid Abuse Could Depend on ER Physician A new study published today in <em>The New England Journal of Medicine </em>casts new light on the severity of the opioid abuse crisis in the United States. Nearly one out of 48 people who are newly prescribed an opioid will become long-term users, the study&rsquo;s lead author said. &nbsp;<br /> &nbsp; 3:09 PM, Thu February 16, 2017 Study: Yoga Provides Relief for Low Back Pain <p>Yoga performed about the same as non-yoga exercise in terms of improving back function at 3 and 6 months, although the researchers found few studies comparing yoga to other exercise and therefore considered the evidence to be very low certainty.</p> 12:26 PM, Mon February 13, 2017 Patient Counseling: Most Important Opioid Warnings Before you read this article, take a moment and see if you remember the 7 or 8 black box warnings associated with long acting opioid pain medications. 4:33 AM, Mon January 30, 2017 Pain in Patients with Cancer: Part 2 Sixty percent to 90% of patients with cancer with bone metastasis develop bone pain.&nbsp;In turn, bone pain can be the first sign that cancer has spread to the bone. 4:27 PM, Sat January 14, 2017 Elite Files Application for Generic Hydrocodone, Acetaminophen Combination Officials with Elite Pharmaceuticals have filed an abbreviated new drug application with the FDA for a generic version of Norco (hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen tablets) in doses of 2.5 mg/325 mg, 5 mg/325 mg, 7.5 mg/325 mg and 10 mg/325 mg. 1:00 AM, Wed December 21, 2016 AcelRX Submits NDA to FDA for Investigational Pain Product AcelRX has submitted&nbsp;a New Drug Application (NDA) to the FDA for ARX-04 (sufentanil tablets). 9:40 AM, Tue December 13, 2016 Pharmacists Have Role to Play in Minimizing Fall Risk Falls can cause significant mortality and morbidity in the aging population. 8:31 AM, Tue December 13, 2016